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America > Costa Rica: Covid-19 and Travel

Costa Rica

Present Situation

Total cases: 1.1 millions

Active cases: 203 183

Recovered: 860 711

Deaths: 8 913

Vaccination count: 4.5 millions

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2022-09-25

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Not required
Are quarantine measures imposed? Non
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
 • Masks are required in public transport
 • Masks are required in enclosed public places

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Allowed
Entry to Costa Rica is allowed for tourists from all countries.

Travelers to Costa Rica are not required to show proof of vaccination status or proof of a medical insurance policy to cover COVID-19 related illness.

Tests: Not required

Quarantine: No
There is no requirement to quarantine when arriving to Costa Rica.

Information updated on 2022-09-21.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: No
Authorities in Costa Rica have issued orders to lift the country's remaining COVID-19-related restrictions as of May 13. Under the new directives, the requirement to wear facemasks in indoor public settings has been lifted.

All businesses, restaurants, and tourist venues can open without capacity or time limits; individuals are no longer required to show proof of being fully vaccinated for access to such establishments. The use of facemasks remains mandatory in indoor public settings.

Mask use
Masks are required in public transport
Masks are required in enclosed public places

Gatherings: Allowed
No restriction

Restaurants and bars: Fully Open

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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